Current Position and Professional Functions

PhD Student in Health Services Research (Health Technology Assessment stream) at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.


Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, PhD

Murray Krahn MD, MSc, FRCPC

Education and Training

Andrew is currently a doctoral candidate in Health Services Research at the University of Toronto. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology from York University and a Master of Biotechnology degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a Doctoral Trainee Fellow with the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC). Prior to starting his doctoral studies, Andrew worked in the pharmaceutical industry in health technology assessment, medical education, and enterprise operations. He is trained in biostatistics, epidemiology, health services research using administrative data, decision analytic modelling, and economic evaluation methods.


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Research Interests and Expertise

Andrew’s research interests are focused on methodologies relating to economic evaluations, decision analytical modelling and health technology assessment. For his thesis, Andrew is working in partnership with First Nations community organizations to estimate the health and economic impacts of hepatitis C infection among First Nations populations in Ontario. His work is focused on generating evidence to inform economic evaluations of novel hepatitis C screening and treatment approaches. His research will be useful for the creation of policy and community action to combat hepatitis C infection. Andrew has collaborated with the Improving & Driving Excellence Across Sectors (IDEAS) Program on the use of administrative data to perform economic evaluations of quality improvement projects and with the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on examining the costs of alternative treatments for depression.


  • Hepatitis C virus infection in First Nations populations in Ontario: A province-wide descriptive analysis 
  • Healthcare costs associated with hepatitis C virus infection in the First Nations populations in Ontario
  • The emergency department as a setting-specific opportunity for population-based hepatitis C screening: an economic evaluation

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